Monthly Archives: May 2012

What *I* Would Like the Media to Know About Chassidic Women

I actually don’t even know how I stumbled upon the article. Actually, I think it’s more accurate to say that the article found me. That’s the way, after all, with being Jewish on the internet. Jewish-related things just seem to find me. I mean, you guys, that’s how I first…

The Curious Case of Insomnia, Vegetarianism, and Hair Color. I’m a Mixed Bag

Luckily for me, last night was filled with actual sleep instead of what has been happening on most nights these days—a curious case of insomnia and some middle-of-the-night Real Housewives of somewhere marathons. Hours and hours and hours of yelling and bad plastic surgery and oversized nudey pregnancy portraits instead…

Why I Will Never Update My Apps Again—A Completely Scientific Study

I suppose there’s a silver lining in here somewhere. It’s my favorite to come home from vacation to this: We don’t know what happened, Mama. There’s just a blue screen when we try to turn on the Mac.  My favorite, really. This was my second problem with an Apple product…

When a Pop Culture Nerd Marries…NOT ONE

Sometimes back-to-back crappy emails just make you want to go back to bed for the rest of the day. But, you know, since I have narrowly escaped this whole jet lag thing—mostly due to the fact that I basically kept EST while on the west coast, awake at 5am, asleep…

I’m Back. And I’m Already Looking At Southern California Real Estate.

The last time we went on a real vacation, we were celebrating a tenth anniversary and a 30th birthday. We went to St. Lucia, where I proceeded to lie on my back with a drink in hand for an entire week. I’m telling you. I did not move a muscle,…

Repeaters. For You.

Celebrations for special days are stupid. They should just be outlawed completely. Perhaps I should celebrate my birthday on some random day in September. The weather is always better in September than in May anyway. Mother’s Day ended in tears. Mine and theirs. My anniversary ended in tears. Mine and…

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